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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201311-17">
  <title>Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Perl, the worst of which
    could allow a local attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">perl</product>
  <announced>November 28, 2013</announced>
  <revised>November 28, 2013: 1</revised>
  <bug>249629</bug>
  <bug>313565</bug>
  <bug>362025</bug>
  <bug>386357</bug>
  <access>local, remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="dev-lang/perl" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">5.12.3-r1</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">5.12.3-r1</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>Perl is Larry Wall’s Practical Extraction and Report Language.</p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl. Please review the
      CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="high">
    <p>A local attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or perform
      symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the
      user running the application. A context-dependent attacker could cause a
      Denial of Service condition.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-lang/perl-5.12.3-r1"
    </code>
    
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-5302">CVE-2008-5302</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-5303">CVE-2008-5303</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1158">CVE-2010-1158</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0761">CVE-2011-0761</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1487">CVE-2011-1487</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:30 +0000">
    underling
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:18:07 +0000">craig</metadata>
</glsa>